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Mongolia: UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission concluded

Over 40 participants joined the workshop in Mongolia.
Eight international experts formed the UN-SPIDER TAM mission team

From 11 to 15 August 2014, a UN-SPIDER expert team visited Mongolia to evaluate the current and potential use of

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Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:54

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Iran: UN encourages sharing of disaster information

UN humanitarian chief Valeria Amos stated that the UN favors information sharing

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, in an interview with the Iranian Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA underscored the importance of sharing critical information on disasters.

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Haiti

OCHA led the humanitarian response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, which killed 217,300 people and affected 2.1 million Haitians.

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Gaza Strip: International Charter activated due to flood and storm

Satellite image shows the snow storm over the Gaza strip that caused floodings

On 17 December 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to flood and a storm in Gaza Strip. Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain. The, reportedly, worst storm of the region in over sixty years, has resulted in flooding in the Gaza Strip that has forced the evacuation of over 5000 people.

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Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where

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The Philippines: International Charter activated due to Typhoon

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter was activated

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to the landfall made by super Typhoon Haiyan over the central Philippines at 04:40, local time.

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Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo posted on December 4th and 5th; identify pictures and videos of damage/flooding shared in thos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

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Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh

In March 2011 the Government of Bangladesh, through the

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